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Nearly 50 gun violence restraining orders served in SD since start of March


Last updated 4/13/2020 at 2:47pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego City Attorney's Office announced today that it has obtained nearly 50 gun violence restraining orders since the beginning of March against people who posed a threat to themselves or others.

The GVRO orders, which allow police to remove firearms from people suspected of posing a risk of violence and prevents the lawful purchase of new firearms, have been served against more than 300 individuals since the program's inception in December 2017, with more than 500 firearms removed.

Since COVID-19 related stay-at-home orders took effect, the City Attorney's Offic...

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